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JSE Market Holidays


Is Johannesburg Stock Exchange closed for Workers' Day?


The stock market closed on Workers' Day. Workers' Day is one of the eleven market holidays observed by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange each year.

The dates on which stock exchanges close differ between regions and do no necessarily align with the typical bank holidays in a given country. In fact, the exact holiday schedules change unpredictable year to year based on a number of factors.

The table below shows the list of passed and future dates on which the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Workers' Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Workers' Day"?

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will next observe Day of Reconciliation on December 16, 2019 which is 1 week from now.

Workers' Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Workers' Day May 1, 2016 Closed
2017 Workers' Day May 1, 2017 Closed
2018 Workers' Day May 1, 2018 Closed
2019 Workers' Day May 1, 2019 Closed
2020 Workers' Day May 1, 2020 Closed
2021 Workers' Day May 1, 2021 Closed
2022 Workers' Day May 1, 2022 Closed

† Indicates the stock exchange is closed on a different day than the official date on which the holiday is typically celebrated. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.

‡ Indicates that the stock exchange has special hours due to a holiday rather than a full closure. Special Hours and Holiday Closures are always taken into account when computing the Opening/Closing Bell Countdown.